Aleksej Nikolić

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Aleksej Nikolić
Aleksej Nikolić 7 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 20180209.jpg
Nikolić playing with Bamberg in 2018
No. 77 – Partizan NIS Belgrade
PositionPoint guard
LeagueABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1995-02-21) February 21, 1995 (age 24)
Postojna, Slovenia
NationalitySlovenian
Listed height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight92 kg (203 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2011–2015Spars Sarajevo
2015–2018Brose Bamberg
2015–2017Baunach Young Pikes
2018–presentPartizan NIS

Aleksej Nikolić (born February 21, 1995) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for Partizan of the ABA League. He is a 1.91 m tall point guard.

Professional career[edit]

In November 2011 he joined OKK Spars, and previously played for Zlatorog Laško and Postojna.

On February 25, 2013, he signed a four-year contact with OKK Spars.[1]

After rumors in early June, Nikolic had signed officially on July 7, 2015 with German champions Brose Bamberg for four years. He also plays their for farm team Bike-Café Messingschlager Baunach in the second-tier ProA league.[2] He was an early entry candidate for the 2016 NBA draft, but later removed his name from the list.[3]

On July 10, 2018, he signed a three-year contact with Partizan.[4]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Nikolić played for Slovenia U-16, U-18 and U-20 national team.[5]

As a member of the senior men's Slovenian national basketball team, Nikolić competed at the FIBA World Cup 2014. He played three games, including the one against the USA.

Personal[edit]

Nikolic is of Serb origin.[6][7] Aleksej in the son of David (originally from Leskovac)[8] and Jana Nikolić. His father was a basketball player, played for Postojna, and was an assistant coach of Slovenian senior national team from 2004 to 2006. His brother Mitja is also a pro basketball player.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikolić Aleksej potpisao prvi profesionalni ugovor". kkspars.com. Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Brose Baskets verpflichten Aleksej Nikolić". brosebaskets.de. Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. Retrieved July 10, 2015.
  3. ^ Release, Official. "Thirty-three international early-entry candidates withdraw from Draft". NBA.com. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  4. ^ "Aleksej Nikolić tri godine u Partizanu". kkpartizan.rs. July 10, 2018. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "Aleksej Nikolić". archive.fiba.com. FIBA. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "SRBI KOVAČI TUĐE MEDALJE Lako je Slovencima kad su im glavni ljudi iz zemlje košarke". Blic.
  7. ^ "Po NBA standardima". Danas.
  8. ^ Словенац Алексеј Николић нови кошаркаш Партизана, парафирао трогодишњи уговор

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